Fiddle of wood, animal hide, and raffia plant. This object's associated bow is catalogued under number 1903.21.5 .2. [RR 17/1/2020]
Place details: AFRICA. Malawi / Southern Malawi. Cultural Group: Yao: Manganja: East Africa; South Africa, Nguni, Ngoni: Local Name: KALIGO Materials: Wood Plant / Animal Hide Skin / Raffia Leaf Plant / ?. Processes: Carpentered / Hollowed / Covered / Pegged / Carved / ?. Dimensions: Max L = 675 mm Max W = 145 mm Max H = 150 mm Field Collector: Lewis Traherne Moggridge When Collected: By 1903 Other Owners: Lewis Traherne Moggridge PRM Source: Lewis Traherne Moggridge Acquired: Donated October 1903
KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Bowed Lute / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 3. MUSIC NAME: Fiddle (1).